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Ridgewood Reservoir reopens after renovations
Ridgewood Reservoir reopens after renovations
Southwest Liam La Guerre 10/15/2013 at 5:08PM

The Ridgewood Reservoir has been resurrected. A crowd of politicians, civic leaders and members of the community oversaw the reservoir’s grand opening on Tuesday, which heralded the completion of phase one of the site’s revitalization plan. The nearly $7 million renovation included construction of new fencing, lighting, repaving of pathways and the addition of a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/07/2013 at 6:57AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 79. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Wednesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 75. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 [...]

Western Queens to get more bike lanes
Western Queens to get more bike lanes
Southwest Maggie Hayes 5/15/2013 at 11:51AM

Make way for the cyclists. Residents and members of Community Board (CB) 5 have been brainstorming where to install bike lanes. The Department of City Planning (DCP) met with CB 5 and residents of the neighborhood on Saturday, May 11. “A lot of western Queens is tough for bike routes, but we’re going to try [...]

Free summer activities in Queens parks
Free summer activities in Queens parks
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/31/2012 at 9:09AM

In addition to outdoor movies and SummerStage performing arts events, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation offers other free activities in Queens parks this summer. July 30 Fort Totten Park Fit Walk (Step Out) 9:00 a.m. “Join us for a free fitness walking program for adults at Fort Totten Park!” Mommy, Music, & Me 10:30 a.m.–11:30 [...]